Rabbi Sabbatai Zevi, the Sabbatean messiah, was forced to convert to Islam by the Ottoman Grand Vizier under threat of gruesome death. What is less known is that Sabbatai Zevi subsequently became Bektashi, in hence voiding his apostasy as the Bektashi order is one of nine denominations of core Median Judaism. This of course wasContinue reading “The Apostasy of Sabbatai Zevi”
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Erdogan and the Derin Devlet
The Sabbatean-controlled Derin Devlet deep state domestic intelligence apparatus in Turkey has roots in the Young Turks regime, some of whose members were Sabbateans. The Young Turks originated in the then Ottoman city of Thessaloniki (now in Greece) which was also the center of the Sabbatean subdenomination of the Bektashi order, one of nine denominationsContinue reading “Erdogan and the Derin Devlet”
Understanding the Sabbateans
While the Derin Devlet deep state domestic intelligence apparatus in Turkey is controlled by members of the Sabbatean subdenomination of Bektashism (one of nine denominations of core Median Judaism) is there no question that the Derin Devlet also effectively controls the Sabbatean community. No researchers obviously have access to the Sabbatean community other than ifContinue reading “Understanding the Sabbateans”
Does the Derin Devlet Believe in Kemalism?
The Derin Devlet has its roots in the Young Turks but was founded by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk who was Sabbatean as evidenced by the fact that he was educated in a Sabbatean school in Thessaloniki, then the geographic center of the Sabbatean community and part of the Ottoman Empire. All pupils in the Ottoman EmpireContinue reading “Does the Derin Devlet Believe in Kemalism?”
The Hand of the Derin Devlet
The Israeli bus driver couple vacationing in Turkey who were arrested by the AKP regime for “espionage” due to taking a picture of Erdogan’s palace in Istanbul have been released and allowed to return to Israel. It is clear that Israel applied heavy pressure on its Derin Devlet ally to force Erdogan to release theContinue reading “The Hand of the Derin Devlet”
Shedding the Pseudo-Islamic Veneer will be Easy
The eight denominations of core Median Jewry (Alawism, Alevism, Alianism, Bektashism, Druzism, Shabakism, Yarsanism and Yezidism) all have to varying degrees a Pseudo-Islamic veneer as meant to protect against forcible conversion by Islamic religious imperialism. However, nothing in those Pseudo-Islamic veneers make Median Jews Muslims. In fact, core Median Jewry does not practice Islam andContinue reading “Shedding the Pseudo-Islamic Veneer will be Easy”
What are the Secrets of Sabbateanism?
Why is Sabbateanism secretive? It is no secret that Sabbateans outwardly behave like secular Muslim Turks but within their own community practice a form of Kabbalistic Judaism. What is less known however is that the Sabbateans are members of the Bektashi order, one of eight denominations of core Median Judaism and practice Bektashism along withContinue reading “What are the Secrets of Sabbateanism?”
What is the Derin Devlet Planning for 2023?
President Erdogan and his ruling AK party (a front organization for the Turkish branch of the Muslim Brotherhood) is widely expected to lose the June 2023 presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey due to the worsening state of the country’s economy. There is no doubt that Mr. Erdogan and the powerful clandestine Muslim Brotherhood intelligenceContinue reading “What is the Derin Devlet Planning for 2023?”
Sabbateans are Bektashis not Muslims
It is often claimed that the 100 000 Sabbateans of Turkey are a Jewish-Muslim hybrid community, yet nothing could be further from the truth as the Sabbateans practice both Bektashism (a denomination of core Median Judaism of the Northern Jurisdiction of Israel) and a form of Judaism of the Southern Jurisdiction of Judah. As suchContinue reading “Sabbateans are Bektashis not Muslims”
Sabbatai Zevi’s Feigned Apostasy
Rabbi Sabbatai Zevi (1626-1676) was the almost universally recognized Mashiach (messiah) of the Jewish people when the Grand Vizier in the name of the Ottoman Sultan confronted him and threatened him with death unless he agreed to convert to Islam. As a token acceptance of Islam did Zevi take a turban on his head. ItContinue reading “Sabbatai Zevi’s Feigned Apostasy”
Israel’s Strategic Dilemma vis-a-vis Core Median Jewry
Prior to the historical rediscovery of core Median Jewry were the remnants of Median Judaism around the world viewed with certain scepticism by official Israel. Scholars have even in recent years begun to claim that similarities with rabbinic Judaism are pure coincidence. However, the rediscovery of core Median Jewry and the seven denominations of coreContinue reading “Israel’s Strategic Dilemma vis-a-vis Core Median Jewry”
How Official Israeli Recognition Will Affect the Situation of Median Jews
Median Jews in the Middle East currently lead precarious and often oppressed lives. In Iran are all Median Jews with the exception of the Zoroastrians denied basic freedom of religion. Article 13 of the Iranian constitution recognizes Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Zoroastrianism but no other forms of religion. Alevism, Bektashism, Mandaeism, Yarsanism and Yezidism, allContinue reading “How Official Israeli Recognition Will Affect the Situation of Median Jews”
Abolishing the Palestinian Authority
There are tens of millions of Median Jews around the world, the largest concentration is in Turkey but millions more are found in the Middle East and in countries around the world. The historical rediscovery of core Median Jewry (Alawism, Alevism, Alianism, Bektashism, Druzism, Yarsanism and Yezidism) which provides the missing link between Rabbinic JewsContinue reading “Abolishing the Palestinian Authority”
How will Core Median Jewry React to Renunciation?
Clerical renunciation of syncretic (primarily pseudo-Islamic) aspects of denominations of core Median Judaism is an important aspect of the process of recognition, reunification and Aliyah (immigration to Israel). How then will ordinary core Median Jews (Alawites, Alevis, Alians, Bektashis, Druze, Yarsanis and Yezidis) react to religious renunciation by their respective clerical hierarchies? Core Median JewryContinue reading “How will Core Median Jewry React to Renunciation?”
Are Sabbateans Jewish?
The hundreds of Sabbatean Rabbinic Jews who followed rabbi Sabbatai Zevi and accepted initiation into the Bektashi order never converted to Islam. They were nevertheless excommunicated by the poskim (rabbinic decisors) due to the Sabbateans risking to expose Bektashism and the other six denominations of core Median Judaism as constituting Judaism and thus also exposedContinue reading “Are Sabbateans Jewish?”
Why Sabbatai Zevi was Excommunicated
Rabbi Sabbatai Zevi (1626-1676) was born in Smyrna in the Ottoman Empire and was a Sephardic rabbi of Romaniote (Judeo-Greek) origin who became almost universally recognized as the Mashiach (messiah) but was confronted by the sultan who demanded that he accept Islam or face death. As a token acceptance of Islam did Zevi in desperationContinue reading “Why Sabbatai Zevi was Excommunicated”
Will Median Jewry Want to Emigrate to Israel?
Jewish consciousness is spreading among adherents of core Median Judaism. All seven denominations (Alawism, Alevism, Alianism, Bektashism, Druzism, Yarsanism and Yezidism) are highly secretive with only small numbers of top clerics in each denomination having been initiated into the secrets of Esoteric Judaism. Yet as the message that Median Jews are indeed Jewish increasingly spreadsContinue reading “Will Median Jewry Want to Emigrate to Israel?”
The Ancient Bisection of Judaism
In 930 BCE was the United Monarchy of Israel divided into two separate kingdoms; the Northern Kingdom of Israel and the Southern Kingdom of Judah. This was the beginning of the division of Judaism – or Canaanite Atenism as it might be more appropriately described – into two realms of religious authority, the Northern JurisdictionContinue reading “The Ancient Bisection of Judaism”
Why the Seven Denominations are Recognized as Jewish
Early rabbis of the Talmud (Rabbis Akiva, Eliezer and Shimon) who commented on the whereabouts of the descendants of the ten tribes identified them as collective sinners, meaning heretics but clearly recognized them as Jewish. The rabbis disagreed among themselves as to whether God would allow the descendants of the ten tribes to return toContinue reading “Why the Seven Denominations are Recognized as Jewish”
The Process of Renunciation
A process of renunciation of syncretism with religious imperialism (and in particular syncretism with Islam) will be required as part of the process of official Israeli recognition of denominations of core Median Judaism and preparation for Aliyah (immigration to Israel) and in the case of the Druze and the Alawites the process of Israeli annexation.Continue reading “The Process of Renunciation”
The Process of Recognition and Renunciation
While official Israeli government recognition of denominations of core Median Judaism as bona fide Judaism is important – so is core Median Jewish renunciation of syncretic elements as imported from religious imperialism and in particular in this era of religious imperialism from Islam. In fact should renunciation be prepared in advance with top religious leadersContinue reading “The Process of Recognition and Renunciation”
Median Jews are not Muslims
Islam is a religion with four branches, Sunni, Shia, Ibadi (in Oman) and Mutazili. There are four surviving schools (Arabic: madhhab) within Sunni Islamic jurisprudence (Arabic: fiqh). These are Hanafi, Hanbali, Maliki and Shafi’i. In addition are there the heterodox Sunni Ahmadiyya who believe that the expected Mahdi (messiah) has already arrived. Ahmadiyya are neverthelessContinue reading “Median Jews are not Muslims”